USHL All-Rookie Team (2003) CCHA First All-Star Team (2005, 2007) CCHA Player of the Year (2006) NCAA West First All-American Team (2006) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2007)
Missed majority of 2010-11 and 2011-12 due to hip injury at San Jose, November 15, 2010, and resulting surgery, December 3, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Albany (AHL), September 27, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring lower-body injury and as a healthy reserve.
I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team. A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.
— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres